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CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 2:00pm EST
expectations. they aren't any weaker. keeping in mind the defense industry for pentagon, coming from the pentagon and defense budget expected to be hard hit if the sequester gez through. back to you. >> i will pick it up from there. i'm glad you mentioned defense stocks. we will talk about that more in the show. rick santelli, how are treasuries reacting to the fun and games? >> same way as every market from the s&p to the euro currency to dollar index, we have seen a big reversal. we are now at a 187 yield having closed near that since the 24th of january. we close at 176 which means we are up 11 basis point on the year and maybe the most important issue is we can now somewhat get an idea of what the reasoning for higher rate has been. it's been so of the issues of funding in europe. we've isolated it. now if this is a reverend up um on the euro and i know i'm way too early jumping the gun on that. when it is hard to get something from the treasury market, today is a day of a bit of enlightenment. >> rick santelli, grazzi. see you again sometime here. >>> mark set struggling to find
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 1:00pm EST
article saying republicans would hit steep cuts hitting the pentagon. here is how the defense sector is fairing right now. shall we take a look if we don't have that, we will bring it to you when we do. john harwood, live in washington. hi, john. >> there is no more clarity around this budget sequester situation than there is about the italian elections that michelle was talking about earlier. you've got many republicans as well as democrats saying, either publicly or privately, oh, it's not that bad. if you're a democrat will it cut defense. some say okay, it'll cut spending overall. that's fine too. you have president obama with public pressure trying to convince the american people that bad things are going to happen and put pressure on republicans. he also sent senate remarks in the morning to the white house a way out for both sides. >> democrats, like me, need to acknowledge that we're going to have to make modest reforms in medicare if we want the program there for future generations and if we hope to maintain our ability to invest in critical things like education, research a
NBC
Feb 25, 2013 3:00am PST
-term cateindicatcateindici. if you're making a 7%, 8% cut in the pentagon, the first thing you must do is pull back an aircraft carrier from the persian gulf. really, it's the first thing? with that said, when you begin looking at the numbers and the difficulty of cutting, you realize you can't furlough uniformed military personnel. you're going to end up furloughing civilians. you can't make certain cuts so they become more drastic. in this situation they could have made more long-term. they have multiple deadlines, as we all know. what people in congress are talking about, how to combine them. how do you combine the sequester with the budget battle coming up, with the debt ceiling fight that's going to come back again. how do you add those together so you come up with a larger deal. >> the washington dimension is striking, too. now you have bob woodward of the "washington post" taking on the white house saying the president is moving the goalpost by insisting on tax revenues being in there. let me read a portion of what's in his opinion piece this morning. the final deal reached between vice pres
MSNBC
Feb 25, 2013 2:00pm PST
the whacks at the pentagon in the interest of cutting spending overall. who would have expected this? apparently the president didn't. and can the republicans get away with it? republicans in two key states are up to something now they're not giving up on schemes to rejigger the electoral college. they're out to help their candidates next time. republicans figure if they can't win in the system they're just out to change it. they're flag grant about it. >>> last in the os carries is about all of us. america is back in a winning mood. >>> finally in case you didn't realize it, michelle obama has got moves. ♪ that cross dresser there on the left of course is jimmy fallon. the first lady's evolution of mom dancing with jimmy fallon. that's tonight in the "sideshow." and this is "hardball," the place for politics. and every day since, we've worked hard to keep it. today, the beaches and gulf are open for everyone to enjoy. we've shared what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. bp's also committed to america. we support nearly two-hundred-fifty thousand jobs and inve
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